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William Vaillancourt

William Vaillancourt is a writer and editor from New Hampshire. He studied political science and history at Boston University....

High School 'Boys vs Girls' Spirit Week Criticized for Not Being Inclusive — What Else Is New?
Screenshot/KMVTFun is dead and it's buried in Idaho.But let's be precise: It's a mere ten minutes' drive from where, in 1974, da...
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To Claim Neil Gorsuch Will 'Stop Social Progress' Is to Misunderstand the Supreme Court
Justice Antonin Scalia’s death nearly one year ago caused an eight-member Supreme Court to issue decisions at the end of the 2016 term...
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Fake Hate Crimes Reveal the Sad Irony of People Creating What They Want to Destroy
There is an inverse relationship between the demand for and the supply of hate in America.The former casts a bloated shadow that d...
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Obama's Farewell: A Decent Message Marred by Setting
Barack Obama has been known to make a great speech when circumstances call upon him to do so. Last night, one would think, he would ag...
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Refocusing the Democratic Party Means Listening to Jim Webb: Hardships of White People Matter Too
In the first Democratic Party debate on October 13 of last year, former Virginia Senator Jim Webb was asked this question by moderator...
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With Former WWE CEO Linda McMahon in Trump's Cabinet, Where Will Other Wrestlers Fit In?
WWE Hall of Famer, Wrestlemania 'Battle of the Billionaires' winner and one-time Monday Night Raw “owner” Donald Trump has chosen Lind...
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If Trump Is So Racist and Sexist, Then What Are Mitt Romney and John McCain?
From the day Donald Trump announced his candidacy for president until the night of November 8, pundits frequently claimed his rhetoric...
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A Postmortem on Libertarianism: What Happened to Gary Johnson?
This was supposed to be the Libertarians’ year.Both major party nominees were disliked at record-breaking levels — yet together th...
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In Defense of the Essential Electoral College
For the fifth time in U.S. history, the winner of the popular vote did not obtain the number of Electoral College votes necessary to b...
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Trump's D.C. Hotel Ceremony Is a Microcosm of His Campaign, Win or Lose
Tuesday’s election will spur a plethora of premature assertions about what Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton did well and how they falt...
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Let's Pump the Brakes on the Benefits of Early Voting
As of Sunday, October 30, 21 million votes had been cast in this year’s presidential election despite the fact that Election Day was t...
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The Debates Are Finished, But Donald Trump Is Not
Yesterday I wrote how Donald Trump needed to step up his game and prove he intends to win. Where that starts is how last night's debat...
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Trump's Closing Statement Tonight Will Tell Us if He's Serious About Winning
Twenty strenuous, exhilarating, information-packed days remain before Americans head to the voting booths to choose their next preside...
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Hillary Calls Them 'Deplorable.' Bill Says 'Standard Redneck' — This Is the New, Smug Liberalism
In the glass house of new age, far-left thought, Hillary Clinton’s remark on how half of Trump’s supporters are “deplorable,” “irredee...
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